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Module to send system metrics to graphite from windows


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Version information

  • 3.0.2 (latest)
  • 3.0.1
  • 3.0.0
  • 2.1.0
  • 2.0.1
  • 1.0.1
released Oct 20th 2018
This version is compatible with:
  • Puppet Enterprise 2019.8.x, 2019.7.x, 2019.5.x, 2019.4.x, 2019.3.x, 2019.2.x, 2019.1.x, 2019.0.x, 2018.1.x, 2017.3.x, 2017.2.x, 2016.4.x
  • Puppet >= 4.10.0 < 7.0.0

Start using this module

  • r10k or Code Manager
  • Bolt
  • Manual installation
  • Direct download

Add this module to your Puppetfile:

mod 'puppet-graphite_powershell', '3.0.2'
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Add this module to your Bolt project:

bolt module add puppet-graphite_powershell
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Manually install this module globally with Puppet module tool:

puppet module install puppet-graphite_powershell --version 3.0.2

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puppet/graphite_powershell — version 3.0.2 Oct 20th 2018

Graphite PowerShell module for Puppet

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Table of Contents

  1. Overview
  2. Module Description - What the module does and why it is useful
  3. Setup - The basics of getting started with graphite_powershell
  4. Usage - Configuration options and additional functionality
  5. Reference - An under-the-hood peek at what the module is doing and how
  6. Limitations - OS compatibility, etc.
  7. Development - Guide for contributing to the module


Module to send metrics to graphite from windows

Module Description

Installs a windows service that reports system metrics to graphite


What graphite_powershell affects

  • Powershell file and xml config file
  • windows service

Beginning with graphite_powershell

Install with defaults:

  class { 'graphite_powershell':
    server => ''

Install and just send network counters:

  class { 'graphite_powershell':
    server               => '',
    performance_counters => [
      '\Network Interface(*)\Bytes Received/sec',
      '\Network Interface(*)\Bytes Sent/sec',
      '\Network Interface(*)\Packets Received Unicast/sec',
      '\Network Interface(*)\Packets Sent Unicast/sec',
      '\Network Interface(*)\Packets Received Non-Unicast/sec',
      '\Network Interface(*)\Packets Sent Non-Unicast/sec',


Classes and Defined Types

Class: graphite_powershell

Parameters within graphite_powershell:


The graphite server in which to send the configured metrics


The url from which to download the graphite powershell script


The location in which to install the graphite powershell script


The port that the graphite server is running on.


The graphite namespece in which the stats will be sent to


The time inveral (in seconds) in which to send metrics to the graphite server


The timezone of your graphite server.


A list of the performance counters that you want to be sent to graphite.


A list of names you want to filter out of the performance counter list


If enabled, will log each of the metrics that were sent to the graphite server.



Pulic Classes

  • graphite_powershell: Guides the install of graphite powershell and creates the windows service


This module is tested on the following platforms:

  • Windows 2008
  • Windows 2008 R2
  • Windows 2012
  • Windows 2012 R2

It is tested with the OSS version of Puppet only.


Please read for full details on contributing to this project.